Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy announced an ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh for the family of Varalakshmi of Visakhapatnam who was murdered by her lover on Saturday night.
The Chief Minister also directed the Chief Secretary, the DGP and the Intelligence chief to take serious action against the accused, and Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharita, and Disha special officers Krutika Shukla and Deepika Patil, to immediately visit the family of the victim to offer deep condolences.
Jagan said that awareness should be created among all women to download the Disha app for their safety. Efforts should especially be made to educate school and college girls to compulsorily download the app, he said.
The Chief Minister also directed the officials to take stern action against perpetrators of any kinds of atrocities against women, and act immediately whenever they got a distress call from any woman claiming a threat to her life.
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